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Falmouth, Maine
Location in Cumberland County and the state of Maine.
Location in Cumberland County and the state of Maine.
Country United States
State Maine
County Cumberland
Town Falmouth
Area
 • Total 3.3 sq mi (8.5 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation
40 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,855
 • Density 565/sq mi (218.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 207

Falmouth is a census-designated place (CDP) within the town of Falmouth in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,855 at the 2010 census. It is part of the PortlandSouth PortlandBiddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Falmouth is located at 43°42′34″N 70°14′6″W / 43.70944°N 70.23500°W / 43.70944; -70.23500. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), of which 2.4 square miles (6.3 km2) is land and 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), or 25.02%, is water.

The Falmouth CDP is centered along U.S. Route 1 in the southeastern part of the town of Falmouth, and is bordered to the north by the CDP of Falmouth Foreside, to the east by Casco Bay, to the south by the city of Portland, and to the west by the tidal arm of the Presumpscot River and by Interstate 295.

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